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  • But beyond efforts within the different disciplines (the PSA recently backed the launch of a diversity network), the onus is on government and the management of higher education to pay more than lip service to promoting diversity in tackling the "clubbability" (the appointment and promotion of "people like us") endemic in academia.

    Letters: Tackling institutionalised discrimination in our universities

  • The key mental components are PCishness, up-front work ethic but prone to the shortcut, limited real ideas of any paradigm shifting substance, susceptibility to acceptance of trite presented paradigms couched in PC friendly language, ambition and clubbability - a person strongly affected by inclusion in "the club" and viewing enemies of "the club" as her enemies too.

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  • In racing's heyday, there was a clubbability among drivers, stemming from the mortal danger they all faced on track.

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  • In racing's heyday, there was a clubbability among drivers, stemming from the mortal danger they all faced on track.

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  • I'd guess that employers aren't looking for genius as much as energy and clubbability.

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  • His clubbability was as useful to him in the US as it was in the Garrick Club in London, where the business was located at various times in Albany,

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